Identifying/Searching for Professional                           and Academic Reading                           Developing...
What to read...for now               You can’t read everything.               You shouldn’t read everything.              ...
Books and Journal Articles                           The bulk of your academic reading will                           be i...
University of Manchester Library                           Access on campus                           Access off campus    ...
An academic’s best friend...                            Getting started                            Advanced settings      ...
TESOL and Ed Tech:      Prabhu, N. (1990). There is no best method – why? TESOL Quarterly , 24/2: 161-176.      Bax, S. 20...
TASK: Choose one item from the                           reading list and find it using Google                           Sc...
Online DatabasesTuesday, 25 September 12
Reference management tools                             Mendeley                    Zotero        Evernote                 ...
Paper and PDF copies                                        Dropbox             Uni P:Drive                           Keep...
Get organised!                                                                              TRY out different tools.      ...
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Week 1 DAC - Identifying/Searching for Academic and Professional Reading

  1. 1. Identifying/Searching for Professional and Academic Reading Developing Academic Competence (Week 1) Eljee.Javier@manchester.ac.ukTuesday, 25 September 12
  2. 2. What to read...for now You can’t read everything. You shouldn’t read everything. “...but there will still come a point when you have to decide what to read” (Wallace and Wray, 2011, pp.15). ✴Need to know ✴Interests ✴Subject area by Eljee JavierTuesday, 25 September 12
  3. 3. Books and Journal Articles The bulk of your academic reading will be in either one of these formats. BOOKS: Borrow, buy or read online JOURNALS: Online (PDF or print) by anotherkindofdrew via Flickr.comTuesday, 25 September 12
  4. 4. University of Manchester Library Access on campus Access off campus Managing the search by University of Manchester via Image LibaryTuesday, 25 September 12
  5. 5. An academic’s best friend... Getting started Advanced settings Researching multilingually So where is my article?! Courtesy of www.sydney.edu.ac BOOKMARK on your browerTuesday, 25 September 12
  6. 6. TESOL and Ed Tech: Prabhu, N. (1990). There is no best method – why? TESOL Quarterly , 24/2: 161-176. Bax, S. 2003a. The end of CLT: A context approach to language teaching. ELT Journal 57/3: 278-287. Bax, S. 2003b. Bringing context and methodology together. ELT Journal 57/3: 295-296. Harmer, J. 2003. Popular culture, methods, and context. ELT Journal 57/3: 288-294. MAIC: See Richard’s handout “Categorised Bibliography” Holliday, A.R. (2010). Intercultural communication and ideology. London & Thousand Oaks: Sage. Fay, R., Lytra, V. & Ntavaliagkou, M. (2010). Multicultural awareness through English: A potential contribution of TESOL in Greek schools. Intercultural Education, 21 (6): 579-593. Lotherington, H. & Xu, J. (2004). How to chat in English and Chinese: Emerging digital language conventions, ReCALL, 16(2): 308–329. MAAL: Please refer to the reading lists in Bb9. *Belz, J.A. (2003). Linguistic perspectives on the development of intercultural competence in telecollaboration, Language Learning & Technology, 7 (2), 68-117. Spolsky, B. 2003. Language Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Coupland, N. & Jaworski, A. eds. 1997. Sociolinguistics: A reader and textbook. Houndmills: MacmillanTuesday, 25 September 12
  7. 7. TASK: Choose one item from the reading list and find it using Google Scholar or the library.Tuesday, 25 September 12
  8. 8. Online DatabasesTuesday, 25 September 12
  9. 9. Reference management tools Mendeley Zotero Evernote Free versions Help to annotate, organise and store PDFsTuesday, 25 September 12
  10. 10. Paper and PDF copies Dropbox Uni P:Drive Keep an electronic copy of all your paper copies somewhere!Tuesday, 25 September 12
  11. 11. Get organised! TRY out different tools. FIND a system that works for you. Flickr.com by Wysz via TODAY’S NOTES: On Bb9 NEXT WEEK: Will appear Friday morning. by VeloStev e via Flickr. comTuesday, 25 September 12

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